Dawn Thatcher Interview, July 9, 1991

Interviewee

Dawn Thatcher

Interviewer

Gladys Peterson

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Description

Dawn Thatcher reminisces about her family’s history and growing up during the Great Depression. She describes her nurse training during World War Two including the graduation requirements. Thatcher discusses her experiences with patients. She talks about the discovery of penicillin and its use by nurses to treat various illnesses. Thatcher concludes by describing the generational differences between nurses practicing during the early 20th century and those practicing during the latter part of the century.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Women nurses, Montana; Great Depression; World War, 1939-1945

Original Date

7-9-1991

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Nurses in Montana Oral History Project, OH 259, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 259-011, 012

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (30 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:11:09 minutes

Local Filename

OH_259_011_012.mp3; OH_259_011_012.pdf

Dawn Thatcher Interview, July 9, 1991

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